The Difference Between Online Gambling and Land-Based Gambling

In principle, both online gambling and land-based gambling are the same thing. In the widest sense, in both situations you gamble, and you can probably win or lose. However, that’s just about the only thing they have in common. The fight over which is better will start here. Many people are still arguing on both sides of the coin, though really, the battle has yet to stop. To understand their points of argumentation and, hopefully, get to have a side of your own, an objective analysis is important.

The Convenience

In gambling, convenience is of high importance. You are suppose to have fun, thus why would you want to complicate matters any longer? Complications relating to the need for convenience regrettably arise naturally in online or land-based gambling.

These complications, for land-based gambling, have to do with the truth that casinos and gambling sites which are land-based are far away from each other. Las Vegas is the place you may go if modern gambling is what you truly want. There are no other casinos that comes close, aside from Las Vegas. So there are many of disadvantages in land-based gambling in convenience.

Then again, it is a much more accessible and convenient, doing it online. There is no sign present that the internet is stopping short of offering you a pleasing gambling experience, and it is everywhere.

Experience the Richness

Land-based casinos assures a richness of experience that you cannot get elsewhere, if you can gain access to it. The moment you hold your cards while playing poker or when you look at the ball rolling about the roulette table or as you press the button in playing slots, the richness can be experienced. Also, you get to see your opponents face-to-face. Online casinos can never have a bit of this. Since your entirely by yourself, and you get connected with your opponents by means of a Chat function, there is one I assume.

Safety and Security Issues

Security and safety are big issues in both online and land-based gambling. In online gambling, trusting a banking option can be hard to do. Above that, an online casino may close in on you any minute since it may be unstable enough. If worse comes to worst, this can bring about situation which is problematic. Land-based gambling is said to be the same where gamblers, aggravated at their losing streaks, becoming violent is always a threat.

The Winning Potential

Online casinos must have a third-party software for you to be sure of its fairness. With it, an online gambling site can be ascertained whether or not it can be trusted. In fact, if it says it’s fair, then your probability to win in online gambling can be sure as the same as that in land-based.

Customer Relations

From online casino to online casino, customer relations is relative. There are some online casinos that treat their customers finely, while some the opposite. Land-based goes the same, where the value for customer differ from one gambling joint to another.

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How to Win the State Lottery, Mega Millions and Power Ball

The first thing to do is to decide how much money you want to win. There are
different strategies for a particular sum. If all you want to do is win at a $1.00
scratch game you are not going to approach it as if it were a game of keno and of
course you’ll play differently if it’s the mega millions jackpot! It is a fact that the
aforementioned are three distinct games and they require you to play them in three
different ways. Let me give you an example. Do you play football the same way you
play baseball? How about basketball? Of course not, the reason being they are
different games with different rules and thus different ways of playing and winning.
Do you understand what I mean? Of course you haven’t won the game that you
want to win; you didn’t even know how to win. How can you win if you don’t know
how to go about winning! Really think about that. Yes you might know what the
winning numbers are but how can you stand a chance to win without a clear
understanding of how to win? Before I go into this system further please allow me
to digress.

First let me say that not all gambling offers the same odds of winning. Some are
much riskier than others and well some even offer complications and obstacles that
the others do not. Do not use this system for sports betting. Don’t even think about
it applying these calculated and scientific techniques to a sporting event. Eliminate
sports from this formula because they are too unpredictable and they add an
emotional choice. This system offers a cold calculated way of playing if you use it
for sports betting your emotions will cloud your judgment. Trust me love for your
favorite team will override your desire for millions. By eliminating the danger of
emotion, you are ready to move on as scientific bettor/ mathematical even.

The next thing is to stay away from the quick pick option. This is a sure fired way
to lose! Sure your government wants to see you spending its lottery receipts; if you
believe that then please stop reading because you are to stupid to use this system.
If you believe that quick pick is fair and not designed to make you lose look up the
number of winners using quick pick versus those who won without and then decide
for yourself. We all know that this country was built on the principle of competition.
Those that want to be coddled already fill our welfare rolls or is some backwards-
communist red loving slacker that belongs behind the iron curtain! If you defy
these labels if they disgust you to your very core than you have the winning attitude
that is the key aspect to this system. You are the type of person that knows nothing
in life that is appreciated is just handed over to you on a Martha Stewart designed
silver platter. You know that the riches the world has to offer come to those who
are willing to sweat to reach their goals. Apparently that is why we are here to
become winners. The one obstacle that you need to take on is a lack of money.
Money that will not be denied should not be kept from, given to anyone else but to
you.

As a goal oriented person let me ask you what are your goals? That will determine
what game and what technique you need to start applying. Are you a person that
needs enough money to buy your own private island? Are you content with retiring
from your lively hood and living on $2000.00 a week for the rest of your natural
life? Perhaps you just need enough money to allow you to open your own business
up. Perhaps the reason you play is to win enough vacation money. The reason for
your playing is another key to your winning big. No one never got anywhere
without knowing first where it is that they want to go. Figure it out for yourself and
be honest with yourself. You are only doing a disservice to yourself and your family
if you cheat here. It’s important that you do some soul searching really do a deep
gut check and decide what it is that you want for yourself and your loved ones.
What are you personally willing to do to reach those goals? How much blood, sweat
and tears are you willing to sacrifice for your dreams? Do not lose sight that it is
within your reach. You just need to apply the techniques that I will teach you.
Failure is only a result of you being not prepared combined with a losers attitude.
IT REALLY IS THAT SIMPLE. This system will not work if you do not take the
preliminary steps first. That means first things first! You have to crawl before you
can run; success is all up to you!

What makes more sense to you? Taking the money that you use for gambling*,
whatever the amount and putting that same amount aside for a few weeks, months
maybe even years. Once you have a sizeable amount, take that nest egg and bet it
all on a single game of roulette. The odds of your number coming up are 35 to 1.
The payout to you is 35 times the bet amount for $300.00 bet you stand to make
$105,000. Or with that same three hundred dollars you could buy 60 $5.00 win
$2k for life tickets. That means you have just lowered your raised your odds of
winning to 88,200 to 1 much better than the paltry 5,292,00 to 1 odds that the
state offers. Finally take that same $300.00 and put it aside until you have saved up
$1000.00 and take a gut check. Can I save up more money? Should I save up more
money or am I willing to put my skill*, desire and loved ones to the test? Do I have
the willpower to win the big one? That is a question that only you can answer…

*gamĀ·ble (g?m’b?l)

v., -bled, -bling, -bles.

v.intr.
-To bet on an uncertain outcome, as of a contest.
-To play a game of chance for stakes.
-To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit.
-To engage in reckless or hazardous behavior: You are gambling with your
health by continuing to smoke.
v.tr.
To put up as a stake in gambling; wager.
To expose to hazard; risk: gambled their lives in a dangerous rescue mission.
n.
A bet, wager, or other gambling venture.
An act or undertaking of uncertain outcome; a risk: I took a gamble that stock prices
would rise.

*skill (skil) n.
Proficiency, facility, or dexterity that is acquired or developed through training
or experience. See synonyms ability.
An art, trade, or technique, particularly one requiring use of the hands or body.
A developed talent or ability: writing skills.

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Small Ball Poker Vs Home Run Poker, Skilled Vs Beginner

In the last post I talked about pot odds and betting. The topic today has a direct correlation to that. As you start to play a little bit more, you may have heard the term small ball poker and wondered what it was. Basically it means winning lots of smaller pots with smaller sized bets. Home run poker, on the other hand, is winning pots with larger bets. More skilled players tend to play small ball while it is a good idea for beginners to go for the home run. The reasoning is very simple and it has a lot to do with pot odds. Like I said in the previous post, poker is a very mathematical game and when employed properly can make you or save you lots of money. If you listen to Mike Caro (and you should) then folding when you’re supposed to actually makes you money as well. Below are the reasons for playing each:

Small Ball Poker: Like I said above, more skilled players tend to play this way. I know it is heavily endorsed by Daniel Negreanu and he has some videos on YouTube that talk about it as well. They tend to keep the pots a bit smaller but then win more pots with betting. Preflop, the raises tend to be in the 2.5-3x the big blind (BB) with an extra BB unit per person that may have already limped in front of you. For example, you’re playing $1/2 and you know you’re going to raise. Your raise will usually be $5-6 total. If one limper is in front of you, you’ll make it $7-8, two limpers, $9-10 etc. Now a flop comes out that you don’t think helped your opponent(s) and you want to bet (as most players do after raising preflop, firing the continuation bet). How much do you bet? In the last post about pot odds I talked about how half to two thirds is enough to make it the wrong call to chase most draw. Hands like open ended straight and flush draws are one of the exceptions as those draws are mathematically favoured against most hands. So, say you bet that $6, get called by one person and both blinds fold. That’s $15 in the pot (your bet + opponent’s call +$1SB +$2BB = $15). A correct bet would be between $8-10. You will get a surprising amount of callers a lot of the time and it’s because a lot of players ignore pot odds. Don’t be that person! I mean, sometimes if you’re the one that’s drawing you’re going to call because not everyone has the hand they’re representing. Everyone and their dog C-bets the flop now and sometimes you’ll have the best hand even with your draw. If you’re holding KQ of spades, the flop is J 10 2 with two spades, and your opponent has pocket 7′s, guess what? You are favoured to win by the river because if you hit one of 9 spades, 3 aces, 3 nines, 3 kings, and 3 queens, you will take the lead. So, you can’t lay it down every time. You don’t want it to look like you can just be run over. You could call one time and if they didn’t hit their hand, may check the turn to you. You can make a semi-bluff (a bluff that could turn into a big hand and another post topic for another time) and win the pot either by him folding, or him calling and you hit your draw.

OK, so I’ve gone off on a bit of a tangent there. Where was I? Ah yes. You’ve bet $10 into a $15 pot making the pot $25. $10 for him to call into a $25 pot is 2.5-1. If he’s drawing to an open ended or double belly buster straight, he has 8 outs and is just over 3.2-1 to hit his hand. He is not getting the proper odds to call. If you get raised and you think you are somehow raised you can fold your hand and lose your $10. What happens when you don’t play small ball, bet the pot, get raised and fold? You’ve lost another $5 on top of it that you didn’t really need to lose. Betting half to two thirds the pot will generally wield the same information as a pot sized bet will. Now, because I recommend being the tight/aggressive small ball player, you will win lots of little pots with your image and as you build your stack can open your range a little later on and really confuse the table with where you’re at. And that’s exactly what you want. A table of confused players who don’t know how to play you. So remember, keep the bets smaller and don’t worry if you get called. Like I said, many don’t take pot odds into consideration. All they see is their hand and what they think they can win if they hit their hand. What they fail to realize is two things:
1) They’re going to lose with that chase in the long run. Ah yes, the long run. Remember, the numbers are taken over a period of time but the more you play, the more you’ll see that you’ll win in these cases.
2) Even if they hit their hand they aren’t necessarily going to win any more money from you. What if they’re chasing a flush, have just check/called the flop and turn to hit their card on the river, and now lead out with a bet? Chances are pretty good they’re not going to get any money from you because you can put them on that hand and fold. But the majority of the time their card won’t come and they’ve lost all this money on a draw they should have folded two streets ago. They’ll cry about how unlucky they are and you’ll just smile to yourself as you rake in some chips.

Home Run Poker: Definitely the style you should employ when you’re going against someone you know is a very good player or if you yourself are just starting out. I also only recommend playing a select few hands and playing them fast when you get them. In Phil Hellmuth’s book “Play Poker Like the Pros” he recommends beginners play his “Top Ten Hands”. They are: AA, KK, QQ, JJ, 10′s, 9′s, 8′s, 7′s, AK and AQ. I like this idea. Yes, it’s a very tight way to play but until you get some experience, see which hands are good hands to play in certain situations, get better at reading opponents and things of that nature I’d recommend this style too. I don’t necessarily agree with playing 9′s, 8′s, and 7′s too fast though. If you have a raise and a reraise in front of you, it’s still a good idea to fold those hands and same with AQ. As you may have read from my Top Overrated Hands post, AQ is a dangerous hand to get too involved with and while you can raise it and reraise it with position, be wary on the flop if someone comes hard at you. Also, what are you going to do when the flop comes A Q 10 and you’re holding two 7′s? Probably throwing them in the muck at any sign of an opponent wanting to play the pot. Or if you have KK, you’ve raised preflop, two people call, and an ace hits the flop? You can bet out but proceed with caution if you get either raised or they just call. One probably has an ace and you should be ready to fold your hand.

So, how should you raise preflop? In small ball I suggested 2.5-3x the BB. Now, I would suggest 5-7x the BB. Seem like a lot? Well, it is. You’re going to chase out those that are holding hands like QJ os, maybe KJos and maybe even some middle to smaller pairs. Your tight image plus the bigger sized bets will help you win a few more pots preflop. It’s a fact that more skilled players don’t want to play big pot poker, especially preflop. They want to see flops in position and try to outplay you later. They like to be the ones to put you to a decision, not have their own decisions taken away from them. If you bet $10 preflop and get a caller, how much do you bet on the flop? Right now you have $23 in the pot (your bet + his call + the two blinds = $23) so right here I would go ahead and bet $20-23. If they didn’t have a pair preflop, remember the chances of hitting a pair on the flop are about 33%. In other words, chances are they missed. If they had a pair lower than yours then they’ll hit their set 1 out of 8 times, or 11%. If they do hit, you’re probably going to lose some money. That happens and unless you get a great read on the person when they raise, you’ll probably end up paying them off. But for the most part they’re going to fold when they miss and you will take down a decent pot. (Warning: When you go into a brick and mortar casino to play the $1/2 games, you’ll notice that there’s a lot of preflop raising to $10, $15, and even over $20. I don’t understand it and when I’ve asked people at the table it’s because they say they want action. Now, to me that seems almost like an oxymoron because if you want action you bet less. Or they say they want to gamble. It’s not gambling, it’s just dumb betting and if they really wanted to get action or gamble with those stupid bets they’d move up to $2/5 where the bets make sense. And lots of people call those dumb bets with marginal hands. I don’t get it. I’m not throwing in $20 with KJos when my hand could very well be dominated but that’s me I guess)

OK, so there you have it. Home Run, or bigger bets for the less experienced player until you get that feel for the game, for your opponents, and especially a feel for your own game. As you start to learn and get that experience, you can start seeing a few more flops with a few more hands (playing some suited connectors, Ax suited etc.) while betting a little less. Remember, you’re still getting the same information with those smaller bets and you’re still making it incorrect for your opponent to call. As I’ve pointed out before, your main goal in poker is to make correct decisions but also to capitilize on opponents’ mistakes. Making them do something incorrectly is making money for you

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90 Balls Bingo Game

This bingo game is a popular version of bingo played in the UK and Europe as a whole. It has become the most popular bingo games to fans of bingo outside the North America.

Not to be outdone by its North American cousin, 90 ball bingo is fast becoming the world’s most popular version of the game.

This is how this game of bingo is played.

1. The Bingo Cards
The main difference between the 75 ball and the 90 balls games of bingo is in the card arrangements. In the 90 ball game, the tickets which are arranged in strips are in nine columns and three rows alignment. Every row has five boxes containing numbers in the range of 1 – 90. The squares that have no numbers assigned remain blank and so this ball game does not have any free boxes.

2. To Purchase Cards:
The process of buying cards is more or less similar to buying cards in the 75 balls bingo game. To buy cards, you first select the ones that you would want and then click on them with the mouse. They should light up and flash the word selected. It is important that you click on the purchase ticket to purchase them. Once this has been done, the chosen card will change their color and indicate that they have been purchased. At this point you are ready to begin playing.

3. 90 Ball Calling Board
The 90 ball bingo game shares a similar call board to that of its 75 ball bingo counterpart, with a couple of slight variations. The 90 ball calling board contains six rows of 15 numerical characters, for a possible total of 90 numbers.

4. New Number Patterns
the 90 balls bingo game has some dynamic patterns which are fun to play especially due to the numerous prizes awarded in each game for each available pattern. The 90 ball bingo has separate prizes on features for players that mark off one line horizontally then two more then the numbers on a bingo ticket (card). This is known as a full house.

5. Winning at 90 Ball Bingo
The 90 balls game is in essence a gambling game and the risk of gambling is very real in this game. Practice over free sites where you can do trial and error without involving any risk, just to get the hang of it before venturing into the gambling sites. Another rule of thumb is to keep your chats general. Do not share confidential information about your logins or otherwise over the chat rooms. Make sure you go through and understand the guidelines for playing the 90-ball game before you start. This will give you a clear picture of loyalty points and bonus rewards available to you so that you may take advantage of them to increase your earnings.

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Casino Gambling vs Sports Gambling

The crucial difference between sports betting and casino gambling is that no amount of knowledge about slot machines or the roulette table will allow you to always stay ahead of the house, unless you’re some kind of gifted savant – and as soon as the casino realises you are, they’ll ban you anyway. However, with sports gambling, you can bring to bear all your knowledge of the game, the teams and the players on making informed, calculated bets and thereby potentially make a considerable amount of money. For instance, thousands of people around the world stand to make some good money in Soccer World Cup Betting this year.

Whilst at a casino there are fixed betting rules, many sports bookmakers will along you to bet on just about anything. In roulette you can only bet on the numbers or color that the ball will land on, not how many times the ball will go around the wheel, for example. With a football game you can bet on the final result, the half-time result, who will score the first touchdown, and so forth. There are even a range of more outrageous proposition bets that you can make, such as how many times the head coach will throw his hands up in the air in despair! If it can be bet on, chances are there will be someone willing to take your bet.

You can also adjust your bets during the game, taking into account the action that has already occurred. Of course the odds will change accordingly, but the opportunity is available to you. At the roulette table, once the ball has entered the wheel, you cannot change your bets.

A final difference is that you can place sports bets remotely. You can be watching the game at home, while placing bets via the internet. This is illegal when it comes to casinos. You have to physically be on the casino property in order to place any bets.

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